3.28.2014

That's Why They Call It Perennial

One
raggedy primrose
sporting only three
yellow petals
pokes through amber ice
near the drainspout,
like a chime
from another Time’s steeple,
a reminder
of all that’s passed,
and that Spring arrives at last.

Margaret has the Real Toads interpreting flowers today.

12 comments:

  1. Grab spring however it comes.....great piece!!

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  2. What an excellent simile to hinge your springtime observation around. So profoundly stated, Marian.

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  3. Yes, I think Spring will arrive bedraggled and stunned, this year!

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  4. Wow. This is really excellent, Marian.

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  5. Very timely so. Many are crying for and craving for with all the coldness! Nicely Marian!

    Hank

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  6. At last. Go on little one...grow! I enjoyed this Marian.

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  7. No one could have more perfectly named that spare, singular moment when life dares to return in Spring.

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  8. I am looking for the spring's arrival, finally ~ Lovely write, Marian ~

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  9. oh, thank you, friends. now it's March 31 and we are getting cold rain, sleet and snow. spring better show up soon!

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  10. I think a few flowering bushes have died due to the on again off again weather we've had this year. Let's hope Ms. Raggedy can hold on a bit longer!

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    1. today, April 1, the sun is shining after the dreaded Wintry Mix yesterday. maybe! maybe! my window is open, and i have (guarded) hope. xo

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